Thursday, September 17, 2009

feeling corporate





I'll admit it. After hitting "submit my order" on the Aldo Web site for these shoes, I had a hint of buyer's remorse. Did I really need them? Are they the right size? Shouldn't I be saving that $100 for my car insurance?

Ha. Yeah. Right.

Well, they finally arrived the other day and I have to say, no regrets. Super comfy, felt great in them and loved them with this black and white, corporate-looking outfit. Which actually worked out for the best as I got a last minute text message from my publisher saying that she had a cancellation on her TV show and needed me to fill in as a guest. I'm no good on camera, but I felt pretty TV-ready in this number.

The next splurge you ask? Well a ticket to the Sunday Treasure Island music festival is looking pretty good right about now. My mouse is hovering over the "Submit my order" button again. Looks like my car insurance might have to wait...

Dress: Black body conscious dress, Target
Blazer: White blazer, Urban Outfitters
Shoes: Black gladiator wedges, Aldo
Purse: Black leather purse, Old Navy
Sunglasses: Tortoise shell sunnies, Fred Flare

P.S. Super huge thanks to the lovely Noel of The Owls Are Not What They Seem for talking me into getting these shoes! I owe you one, lady!

P.P.S. Please excuse the shoddy paint job on my toe nails. Yikes! Will fix soon.

28 comments:

  1. Pretty outfit!! I love how the white blazer stands out in the all black ensemble. So very chic and classic.

    And I am so glad you got these shoes... they look fabulous on you (and with your outfit) and so worth the splurge! =)

    xoxo
    Amy
    thebargainhunterextraordinaire.blogspot.com

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  2. Cute outfit, but wow, those shoes are awesome! I bet you will get tons of use from them.

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  3. you look fabulous! Oh my goodness- I think my car insurance bill needs to wait a little bit as well. Now just to explain that one to the hubby. Hmm?

    The whole outfit works perfectly together!
    -jenloveskev

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  4. those shoes are definitely awesome and make the outfit!

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  5. I have to say again that I admire that you have great style on a good budget. You always look great and you have things from Old Navy and Target. I think it shoes that style is not about $$!

    Love this look girl. The shoes look great. I know how it is. I am trying to move and I need to save!

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  6. i love the shoes and the blazer and your hair is amazing girl!!!!!!!!!

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  7. Holy crap I LOVE those shoes! Lookin' good, lady!

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  8. I love the classic black and white, and those shoes look great with the outfit! Good buy, yes indeed.

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  9. Now you're tempting ME to splurge and get me some awesome shoes like that! :D

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  10. yay! you got them. they look great with that skirt and jacket!! and i agree, they are pretty comfortable, even for heels. glad you were able to find them. -noel

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  11. You can never have too many shoes! Especially when they're hot like these.

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  12. Yeah, definitely no remourse for those shoes!!! They are incredible!

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  13. Incredible blazer! And I am glad you chose to get the shoes! They look amazing!

    colormenana.blogspot.com

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  14. like the bag! would've never guessed old navy!

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  15. So cool. LOVE this look! shoes + bag + blazer = fabulous!

    ♡,
    Jessica

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  16. beautiful! especially love the sandals.
    xx

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  17. That outfit is so perfect! Good call on the shoes.

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  18. Cute shoes! What is it that you do with your life now?? I thought you said you were going to explain and never did?

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  19. love your style ~ and every time I see that bag I want it, haha :)

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  20. Relatively new reader here (so I apologize if you've answered this before) - what do you do for a living? for a lot of corporate jobs, that outfit would put all the other matching skirt suits with sensible heels to shame!

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  21. amazing outfit...even more amazing wdges!

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  22. LOVE that blzer, and yes, you needed those shoes! :)

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  23. Amazing. First of all, I have a major hair crush on you. I sooooo wish my hair was as full and shiny as yours.

    And those shoes are killer - a great buy! :)

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  24. I love those shoes = amazing, and the fabulous white blazer!

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